Jessica Ann Myers

7 April 1850–
Forfar, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Jessica Ann

When Jessica Ann Myers was born on 7 April 1850, in Forfar, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Caesar Wood Joseph Myers, was 33 and her mother, Catharine Rape, was 24. She married James Ivey on 18 February 1873, in Westport, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 9 daughters. She lived in Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1871 and Lansdowne, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1881.

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Family Time Line

James Ivey
Jessica Ann Myers
Marriage: 18 February 1873
Harriet Letitia Ivey
Hannah Arta Mae Ivey
Bertha Rose Ivey
Cassia DeBerta Ivey
Catherine Ivey
Levona Ivey
Mary Helena Ivey
Elizabeth Jane Ivey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1873Westport, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 17
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 19
    1883 · Mining Boom
    Age 33
    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Tipperary, Limerick and Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir ‘descendant of Meidhir’, with post-medieval excrescent -s. Meidhir is a personal name based on meidhir ‘mirth’.English (northern): variant of Myer , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English (northern): habitational name from one or more of the minor placenames derived from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) in the plural form, such as Melmerby Mire in Melmerby, or Mires in Docker (both Cumbria).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (30)

    • Jessy Ann Myres in entry for Hariet Letia Ivy, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • Jessie Ann Ivey in household of James Ivey, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Jessie Ann Myers in entry for Reuben Bulger and Artisina Arta Ivy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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